The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing. A Book of Practical Counsel (Revised Edition)

The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing. A Book of Practical Counsel (Revised Edition)

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Benjamin Graham

Word Count

160,000 words

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640 pages

Edition Publisher

Harper Business

Edition Publish Date

January 1, 2006


ISBN-10: 0060555661

ISBN-13: 9780060555665

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Over The Years, Market Developments Have Proven The Wisdom Of Graham's Strategies. While Preserving The Integrity Of Graham's Original Text, This Revised Edition Includes Updated Commentary By Noted Financial Journalist Jason Zweig, Whose Perspective Incorporates The Realities Of Today's Market, Draws Parallels Between Graham's Examples And Today's Financial Headlines, And Gives Readers A More Thorough Understanding Of How To Apply Graham's Principles.-back Cover. What This Book Expects To Accomplish -- Investment Versus Speculation, Results To Be Expected By The Intelligent Investor -- Investor And Inflation -- Century Of Stock-market History, The Level Of Stock Prices In Early 1972 -- General Portfolio Policy, The Defensive Investor -- Defensive Investor And Common Stocks -- Portfolio Policy For The Enterprising Investor, Negative Approach -- Portfolio Policy For The Enterprising Investor, The Positive Side -- Investor And Market Fluctuations -- Investing In Investment Funds -- Investor And His Advisers -- Security Analysis For The Lay Investor, General Approach -- Things To Consider About Per-share Earnings -- Comparison Of Four Listed Companies -- Stock Selection For The Defensive Investor -- Stock Selection For The Enterprising Investor -- Convertible Issues And Warrants -- Four Extremely Instructive Case Histories -- Comparison Of Eight Pairs Of Companies -- Shareholders And Managements, Dividend Policy -- Margin Of Safety As The Central Concept Of Investment -- Postscript -- Appendixes: Superinvestors Of Graham-and-doddsville; Important Rules Concerning Taxability Of Investment Income And Security Transactions, In 1972; Basics Of Investment Taxation, Updated As Of 2003; New Speculation In Common Stocks; Case History, Aetna Maintenance Co.; Tax Accounting For Nvf's Acquisition Of Sharon Steel Shares; Technological Companies As Investments. Benjamin Graham. Previous Ed.: 4th Rev. Ed., With A New Pref. And Apppendix By Warren E. Buffett. New York : Harper & Row, [1985], C1973. Includes Bibliographical References (p. 579-587) And Index.